Ukraine dominates ski championship in Naltar

Around 40 Skiers from 13 countries participated in the event

Our Correspondent February 02, 2019

GILGIT: Ukraine dominated the nail-biting ski races, featuring international and national athletes concluded at the PAF Ski Resort in Naltar, Gilgit Baltistan.

Around 40 Skiers from 13 countries including Pakistan, Greece, Afghanistan, Turkey, Ukraine, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Morocco, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, and Tajikistan participated in the event. These athletes took part in the slalom and giant slalom categories of the FIS races.

The days carried in their lap some stunning performances which is the hallmark of winter sports. The foreign players appreciated the immaculate arrangements for the event and showed their desire to come again for racing in the majestic mountains of Pakistan.

The event was absolutely dominated by the Ukrainians, as   Levko Tsibelenko and Andriy Nariichyn in men’s categories, while Tetyana Tikun and Anastasia Gorbunova remained invincible in the women’s categories.

Turkey's Berkin Ustawas the only player who could overthrow their dominance by winning the men’s giant slalom category. Local players including Mohammad Karim, Umama Wali and Jia Ali also had a wonderful run in the races from Pakistan side.


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